Fälldin III Cabinet

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Fälldin's Third Cabinet
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45th Cabinet of Sweden
Date formed 22 May 1981
Date dissolved 8 October 1982
People and organisations
Head of government Thorbjörn Fälldin
Head of state Carl XVI Gustaf
Member party Centre Party
Liberal People's Party
Status in legislature Coalition minority government
Opposition party Social Democrats
Opposition leader Olof Palme
History
Legislature term(s) 1979-1982
Outgoing formation Defeat in 1982 general election
Previous Thorbjörn Fälldin's Second Cabinet
Successor Olof Palme's Second Cabinet

The third cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin was the cabinet and Government of Sweden from 22 May 1981 to 8 October 1982.

The cabinet was a coalition minority government consisting the Centre Party and the Liberal People's Party. The cabinet was led by Prime Minister Thorbjörn Fälldin who had resigned on 5 May 1981 following the withdrew of the Moderate Party from the second cabinet of Thorbjörn Fälldin. Thorbjörn Fälldin was reappointed on 22 May 1981 but as head of a two-party minority government.

The cabinet resigned on 8 October 1982 following defeat in the 1982 general election. The cabinet was succeeded by Olof Palme's second cabinet.

Ministers[edit]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister   Thorbjörn Fälldin 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Deputy Prime Minister   Ola Ullsten 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for Foreign Affairs   Ola Ullsten 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for the Economy and the Budget   Rolf Wirtén 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for Education   Jan-Erik Wikström 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for Justice   Carl Axel Petri 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Independent
Minister for Health and Social Affairs   Karin Söder 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for Employment   Ingemar Eliasson 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for Agriculture   Anders Dahlgren 22 May 1981 4 October 1982 Centre
  Olof Johansson 4 October 1982 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for Defence   Torsten Gustafsson 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for Communications   Claes Elmstedt 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for the Interior   Karl Boo 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for Housing   Birgit Friggebo 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Minister for Enterprise   Nils G. Åsling 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Minister for Trade   Björn Molin 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Ministers without portfolio
Health Care   Karin Ahrland 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Liberal People's
Staff   Olof Johansson 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
School   Ulla Tillander 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre
Migration and Equality   Karin Andersson 22 May 1981 8 October 1982 Centre

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Preceded by
Thorbjörn Fälddin's Second Cabinet
Cabinet of Sweden
1981–1982
Succeeded by
Olof Palme's Second Cabinet